As of today, behind-the-scenes videos chronicling the song’s year-long production will be available at http://song.unwomen.org to count down toward the launch on 8 March. This musical celebration of women worldwide features more than 20 artists from across the globe.
Kapuscinski Lecture: Michelle Bachelet United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women : "The century of inclusion and women’s full participation". Dublin, Ireland. 21 February, 2013.
The Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations, UNICEF, UN Women, WaterAid and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation. New York, 21 February 2013.
UN Women supported survey in Delhi shows 95 per cent of women and girls feel unsafe in public spaces
Even before the widely publicized gang rape of a 23-year-old woman in India’s capital New Delhi, a UN Women survey reveals astounding levels of insecurity among women and a surprising number of men admitting to having engaged in sexual assault.
How does the UN work with Governments, civil society and others to end violence against women and girls? What can we do to prevent it? What will be discussed when countries come together at the Commission on the Status of Women in March? [View the story "#AskUNWomen Twitter chat on #CSW57 and ending #violenceagainstwomen & [...]
As local decision-makers gather in Dublin on the occasion of the 8th Biennial Forum of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP), co-organized by the City of Dublin and UNDP, in partnership with UN Women and UNITAR, UN Women speaks with Lord Mayor of the City, Mr. Naoise Ó Muirí, who is committed to [...]
Governments, rights advocates and experts from across Asia and the Pacific gather to unify efforts to end violence against women ahead of CSW57
Governments from across Asia and the Pacific convened in Bangkok from 5-6 February to bring together voices on ending violence against women and girls. The high-level meeting, organized by the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific with the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), provided a space for [...]
In a country where an estimated 50 per cent of suicide cases follow burns violence, an NGO supported by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is helping survivors of burn attacks access treatment, counseling and legal aid they need.
On what is traditionally Valentine’s Day in a number of countries, hundreds of UN staff members danced and collectively rose up to call for an to end violence against women during a special event at United Nations headquarters in New York.
"UNiTE and RISE" speech by UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign manager, Aldijana Sisic. New york, 14 February 2013.